Instructors for African American and African Studies

University of California Davis

United States

Instructors for African American and African Studies, 2021-22

Job #JPF04155
  • AFRICAN AMERICAN AFRICAN STDS / Letters and Science: Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies / UC Davis

Application Window

Open date: April 22nd, 2021

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The African American and African Studies (AAS) Department at the University of California at Davis welcomes applications for instructors to teach courses in academic year 2021-22.

Candidates should have expertise across African American studies and humanities disciplines such as literature, cultural studies, music, performance studies, theater and drama, and have a record of high-quality teaching in African American and African Studies or related courses.

Applicants should submit the following through the online application system found at:

1) CV
2) cover letter explaining your teaching experience in African American and African Studies or related fields, detailing how you organized and delivered at least one specific course; please also include information on how teaching in AAS may help in your future plans
3) the contact information for two references
4) at least one set of teaching evaluations

For full consideration, applications should be received by June 10, 2021. Candidates should be prepared for either remote/online instruction or in-person teaching.

The University of California, Davis and the Department of African American and African Studies are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The University of California is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

These positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D., an M.A., or is an ABD doctoral student in the field or related fields

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.
Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)
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Job location

Davis, CA

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